A Wonderland Week for March School Holidays



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More excitement than ever awaits visitors to Resorts World Genting this coming school holiday period, with Wonderland Parade leading the list of new attractions that will provide delightful sights and sounds.

 

The resort-wide parade is held in conjunction with the musical show, Alice in Wonderland that will be held at Genting International Showroom (GISC) from 17 to 26 March. Featuring 16 enchanting characters inspired by the musical.


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Wonderland Parade characters performing their feat at SkyAvenue.

 

The big focus for many kids these school holidays is the Wonderland Parade that is sure to elicit smiles and laughter from the young and young at heart. The 16 characters featured include Butterfly Fairies, Giant Flowers, Clowns, Birds, Bees, Caterpillars, and even a Naughty Spider. Although not actual characters in Alice in Wonderland, they are all similar to the characters featured in the show.


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Wonderland Parade characters at the lobby of Genting Grand Hotel.

   

The parade will be held at various locations at the resort on a daily basis. The schedule: Tulgey Wood at First World Rainforest at 12pm and 9pm, Garden Courtyard (SkyAvenue) at 2pm and 6 pm and Genting Grand at 4pm. There will also be a parade marching toward Genting International Showroom daily from 7pm.

                               

Special package for Alice in Wonderland

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Alice with an interactive technology film projection featuring the Cheshire Cat.

   

Alice in Wonderland, The Musical Show will be held from 17 to 26 March, at 8pm daily except 19 and 26 March (Sunday) when it will be held at 4pm.

 

A special package is available from RM859 nett that includes a one-night stay in First World Hotel (Y5 Triple Room) and four Alice in Wonderland VIP tickets (for two adults and two children). This package is valid from 17 to 26 March.

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The adventurous White Rabbit with the ticking clock.

   

Based on the 1865 novel by Lewis Carroll, this artistic interpretation of Alice in Wonderland is unique as it is in Mandarin and features 3D animation characters produced in China. Created by the Sino-Canadian Cooperative Multimedia Musical, it combines music, dance and multimedia, and has been performed in more than 10 countries, including locations like John F. Kennedy Centre in Washington, ACT 3 International Festival in Singapore, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra in Canada, Guangzhou Opera House in China, and Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre in Hong Kong.

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(L-R) The Poker Soldiers alongside with Knave of Hearts opposing White Rabbit and Alice.

The first ever Sino-Canadian-produced multimedia musical, it is a one-of-its-kind production that sees the application of interactive technology in film projection. The organisers describe it as “audio-visual illusion not found in common stage plays” and one that redefines the world of musical theatre. The audience can expect to be awed as they witness the visual feast provided by the changing backdrop that is the stage setting.

 

Ten original songs will be performed including In a World of My Own by Alice, I'm Late by White Rabbit, We're not Waxworks by Duchess, Painting the Roses Red by Knave of Hearts, and What Genus Are You by Caterpillar. The background music is by the German Radio Orchestra.

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The cast of Alice in Wonderland.

   

Leading the cast of Alice in Wonderland are three ladies who are graduates of Shanghai Theatre Academy: Xie Xing Yi, Xu Qin, and Zhang Shuhui. Xie, who plays Alice, has appeared in other musicals like Ji Zhi Bai Lao Hui and Li Fao Shi Tao De.

 

Xu Qin, who appears as the White Rabbit, has also appeared in both film and theatre; her biggest roles being in the musicals Xun Zhao Chu Lian and Ai Zai Tian Ji, and the TV drama, Piao Yang Guo Hai Lai Kan Ni.

 

Zhang Shuhui, who plays the Red Queen, is an opera singer and ballerina from the Beijing Dance Academy. Her list of credentials include roles in TV shows and theatre—among them the TV drama Huan Le Song and the musical Zhi Jia Ge.

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The cast of Alice in Wonderland displaying a stellar performance to the audience.

   

The creative team of the production comprises Canadian general director Suzannee Goyette, scenarist and lyricist Wang Lingyun, composer Qi Feng, visual director Tao Kai, and choreographer Yan Wensi.

 

Tickets to the show are priced at RM268 (VIP), RM168 (PS1) and RM98 (PS2).

 

For more information, call +603 2718 1118 or visit www.rwgenting.com




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